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50th Annual LES Conference

Event Dates: October 7, 2014
Industries: Life Sciences
Services: Corporate | Mergers and Acquisitions

Women in Licensing Committee — Women in Licensing: Negotiating Relationships, Domestic and Abroad

Strategic alliances are formed to meet numerous objectives. In this workshop moderated by Gianna J. Arnold, partner and vice chair of the Life Sciences Practice, the panelists will discuss alliance strategies and how to broaden alliances to meet various objectives.

Examples of alliances to be considered are those aimed at exploiting vertical markets, developing new technologies, obtaining revenue and entering and/or exiting businesses. The goal of the workshop is to generate ideas related to relationship possibilities and structure.

Panelists will include Begoña Carreño-Gomez, Ph.D., Head of Search and Evaluation for Primary Care, Global Business Development and Licensing, Novartis AG; Kathryn Doyle, Ph.D., Partner, Saul Ewing LLP; Gillian Fenton, Vice President, Legal Affairs and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.; Susan Herbert, Executive Vice President, Global Business, Merck Serono and Konstantina Manjoros Katcheves, Vice President and Global Head, Intellectual Property, Lonza.

The conference will take place October 5-8, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA.